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What is transitivity?



Transitivity is the number of objects a verb requires or takes in a given instance.


Transitivity is sometimes expressed as a grammatical category by means of verb morphology.

  Here are some kinds of transitivity:
  Transitivity is a kind of
See also

Crystal 1985 316


Mish 1991 1254


Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 53

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